Wales: delegated decisions August 2023

Wales: delegated decisions August 2023

Schedule of decisions under delegated powers taken at the meeting on 1 August 2023.

National Lottery Grants for Heritage schedule of decisions

Reinstate The Bell Tower

Applicant: Dinas Mawddwy Village Hall

Project Summary: A proposal to restore and re-mount a bell which was salvaged from the larger house which previously stood on the site of the village hall.

Decision: Reject

Prosiect Torgoch

Applicant: North Wales Rivers Trust Ltd

Project Summary: This first-time applicant’s project focuses on saving the Torgoch, a fish found in only three Snowdonia lakes, from extinction in Wales.

Decision: Award a grant of £249,300 (100% of total costs)

Heritage Village

Applicant: Game And Wildlife Conservation Trust

Project Summary: The Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust aims to introduce the Heritage Skills Village as part of the Welsh Game Fair, their two-day event. Through a series of workshops and 'have a go sessions', they hope to showcase heritage skills and boost employment opportunities.

Decision: Reject

Developing habitats and connecting with nature

Applicant: Black Lane C.P. School

Project Summary: This project would develop a forest school area within the school grounds, including activities to increase biodiversity such as planting trees and plants, extending the range of habitats and developing a pond area.

Decision: Reject

Cefn Morfydd

Applicant: The Woodland Trust

Project Summary: This project will acquire a large parcel of land and improve it to open it to the community. This will complement the existing holdings of the applicant in the area, and will build on the volunteers and the community who are already involved there.

Decision: Award a grant of £250,000 (13% of total costs)

The Heritage of Andrew Logan: Research & Development (1)

Applicant: Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture Limited

Project Summary: The Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture seeks to expand and improve the understanding of the heritage of Andrew Logan. Focusing on his influence and inspiration for the LGBTQ+ community, the project will tell Andrew’s story and place his work in the context of social change from the 1960s to the present day.

Decision: Award a grant of £141,508 (99% of total costs)

Hidden Stories

Applicant: Swansea MAD

Project Summary: Hidden Stories will work with people in Swansea to identify, document and better understand people’s experience of democracy in Wales. This project is particularly focused on facilitating equitable involvement in heritage.

Decision: Award a grant of £66,377 (79.58% of total costs)

Neath Canal Recovery Project

Applicant: Ty Banc Canal Group

Project Summary: This project aims to showcase the canal's community cohesion, increase awareness of Neath Canal, and increase skill capacity to maintain the waterway.

Decision: Award a grant of £96,850 (100% of total costs)

We are Wales

Applicant: Race Equality First Limited

Project Summary: Race Equality First will deliver a 2-year project to document the stories of Indian, Pakistani and Bengali communities in Cardiff and Newport, their contributions to Welsh history and their influence on Welsh culture.

Decision: Reject